Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 23 September 2052 Monday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Libra.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1821" and ∠1913".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2052 after 14 days on 8 October 2052 at 10:54.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 23:32 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 652 of Meeus index or 1605 from Brown series.
29 days, 15 hours and 31 minutes is the length of new lunation 652. It is 2 hours and 28 minutes shorter than next lunation 653 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 47 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 16 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠104.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠138.2°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
10 days after point of perigee on 13 September 2052 at 06:22 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 September 2052 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 393 653 km (244 605 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 888 km (251 586 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♎ Libra at 08:07 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 7 October 2052 at 17:11 in ♓ Pisces.
At 08:07 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
7 days after previous North standstill on 16 September 2052 at 04:17 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.163°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.151° in the next southern standstill on 30 September 2052 at 05:38 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.